July 05, 2018, GIR
Lawyers with monitorship experience shared their thoughts on how companies can avoid “obscene expensing” during monitorships at GIR’s first-ever Women in Investigations conference.
July 02, 2018, GIR
Using artificial intelligence and predictive coding will make investigations faster and cheaper, and can help avoid disclosure failures, white-collar practitioners said at GIR’s Women in Investigations conference.
June 29, 2018, GIR
Pictures from GIR’s inaugural Women in Investigations conference held on 28 June in London. Chaired by Lucinda Low of Steptoe and Martina de Lind van Wijngaarden of Freshfields, the conference featured former DOJ criminal division chief Leslie Caldwell, Karen Popp of Sidley Austin, and many more.
June 28, 2018, GIR
Lawyers report that the US Justice Department won’t fully credit a company for cooperating with an investigation unless its lawyers exhaust all possible workarounds to obtain information held outside the US.
June 28, 2018, GIR
The former Justice Department’s criminal division chief has said that US President Donald Trump’s almost daily attacks on the DOJ are lowering morale in a keynote speech in which she also addressed the “significant leadership vacuum” at the authority.
June 22, 2018, GIR
The former chief of the UK’s Secret Intelligence Service, Sir John Sawers, warned that EU sanctions will weaken after Brexit without the UK’s intelligence gathering and political influence.
June 15, 2018, GIR
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist urged UK lawyers not to normalise the “corrupting” practice of government officials moving to the private sector.
June 13, 2018, GIR
The head of France’s Public Prosecutor’s Office has hailed the recent US and French foreign bribery settlements with Société Générale as a “breakthrough for international cooperation”.
May 18, 2018, GIR
The Polish government is considering whether to introduce DPA-style settlements to allow companies that self-report misconduct and pay a 3 million Polish złoty fine to resolve bribery matters.
May 17, 2018, GIR
A Polish lawyer warned that the national government is increasingly interfering with white-collar cases and said that recent changes to the country’s criminal code are worrying, during a panel discussion in Poland on 17 May.